SITE NAME OR SITE NUMBER: Johns
VESSEL NO.: Burial 30, Pot 6
NON-PLASTICS: bone, grog, and hematite
VESSEL FORM: Carinated bowl
RIM AND LIP FORM: Direct rim and a rounded, exterior folded lip
CORE COLOR: G (fired in a reducing environment and cooled in the open air)
INTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: dark gray (10YR 4/1)
EXTERIOR SURFACE COLOR: light yellowish-brown (10YR 6/4)
WALL THICKNESS (RIM, BODY, AND BASE IN MM): 6.6 mm, rim
INTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: smoothed
EXTERIOR SURFACE TREATMENT: burnished
HEIGHT (IN CM): 10.5
ORIFICE DIAMETER (IN CM): 26.5
DIAMETER AT BOTTOM OF RIM OR NECK (IN CM): 25.9
BASE DIAMETER (IN CM): 8.1
ESTIMATED VOLUME (IN LITERS): 1.7 liters
DECORATION: The rim has an engraved pendant triangle motif repeated four times around the vessel. The four central elements include circles (with an inner excised circle with rays) alternating with diamonds; the diamonds have an inner diamond element with excised rays at the four corners. The upper and lower portions of the motif alternate between excised pendant triangles and scroll fill zones with excised brackets and triangles. A white kaolin clay pigment has been rubbed in the engraved lines on the vessel exterior surface. There is also an interior engraved line at the vessel carination.
TYPE: Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney
Ripley Engraved, var. McKinney carinated bowl, Burial 30, Pot 6.
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Perttula, Timothy K. and Selden, Robert Z. Jr., "41CP12, Burial 30, Pot 6" (2018). Index of Texas Archaeology: Ripley Engraved. 76.
American Southeast, Caddo, Ceramic, Pottery, Archaeology, Anthropology
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